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The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them (Paperback)
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In countless fascinating ways, our relationship with animals is an essential part of the human experience. Now, one of the world's leading champions of animal welfare offers a dramatic examination of our age-old bond to all creatures. Wayne Pacelle explores the many ways animals contribute to our happiness and well-being, and he reveals scientists' newfound understanding of their remarkable emotional and cognitive capacities. Pacelle also takes on animal cruelty in its many varieties, as well as stubborn opponents of animal protectionfrom multinational agribusiness corporations to the National Rifle Association and even our own government. An instant classic, The Bond reminds us that animals are at the center of our lives, not just a backdrop, and how we treat them is one of the great themes of the human story.
About the Author
Wayne Pacelle is president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization.
Praise for The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them…
“If the animals knew about this book, they would, without doubt, confer on Wayne Pacelle, their highest honor.”